Review: could Depakote cause Depression?
Summary: Depression is found among people who take Depakote, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Seroquel, and have Depression.
We study 29,605 people who have side effects while taking Depakote from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,072 have Depression. Find out below who they are, when they have Depression and more.
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Depakote has active ingredients of divalproex sodium. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from 30,936 Depakote users)
Depression has been reported by people with quit smoking, multiple sclerosis, pain, osteoporosis, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 276,944 Depression patients)
On Dec, 26, 2014: 29,601 people reported to have side effects when taking Depakote. Among them, 1,297 people (4.38%) have Depression.
Time on Depakote when people have Depression * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Depression when taking Depakote * :
Age of people who have Depression when taking Depakote * :
Severity of Depression when taking Depakote ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Depression ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (313 people, 24.13%)
- Bipolar disorder (303 people, 23.36%)
- Pain (153 people, 11.80%)
- Smoking cessation therapy (116 people, 8.94%)
- Anxiety (109 people, 8.40%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Seroquel (296 people, 22.82%)
- Zyprexa (241 people, 18.58%)
- Risperdal (205 people, 15.81%)
- Xanax (180 people, 13.88%)
- Klonopin (179 people, 13.80%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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